The Asian Games which is fondly called as ASIAD is a Pan continental Multi-sport event which is held every four years in line with the Olympics. Just like sometimes the Olympics are called Olympiad, the Asian Games too is called ASIAD. The Asian Games are regulated by the Asian Games Federation or AGF, till the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi but since then it is now regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia or OCA. These games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee or IOC and it is the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympics in the entire globe where most of the Asian countries come to gather.
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